Auction 122, Lot 426

"De Straat van Magellanes met het Magellanisch Landt en d'Eilanden", Sanson, Nicolas

Subject: South America - Southern

Period: 1705 (published)

Publication: Algemeene Weereldtbeschryving

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.5 x 7.6 inches
24.1 x 19.3 cm

This attractive, small map shows the tip of South America with Tierra del Feugo and Le Maire Strait. The topography is described graphically with small mountains and trees, with just a few larger towns noted. The title is enclosed in a simple cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

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Condition: A

Fine, sharp impression with faint damp stains at paper edges, well away from map.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 12/5/2007

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